Aristocrat has named Ross O’Hanley its vice president of sales - games for the western region and Brian Pierce its vice president of sales - games for the eastern region in North America.

“Ross and Brian have outstanding reputations within the gaming industry, and we are thrilled to have them represent the Aristocrat brand to our customers," said Matt Wilson, managing director of the Americas. "Ross and Brian will be key members of our Americas leadership team and will play active roles in ensuring we are well positioned to deliver on our commitments to our customers.”

O’Hanley brings an enviable mix of operator and supplier experience to Aristocrat and its customers. For the last nine years, O'Hanley was with Konami, most recently as vice president of North American sales. He also served as vice president of domestic game sales, Sr. director of sales & marketing and Sr. director marketing. Previously, O'Hanley served as corporate director of slot product strategy for Harrah’s and as director of slot operations and marketing for The Venetian/Palazzo.

Pierce has been with Aristocrat since 2016, most recently serving as regional director of gaming operations. His experience in the supplier side of the gaming industry is extensive, and includes terms at Bally Technologies, where he most recently served as vice president of game sales (North America, U.S., east). Pierce has also served as executive vice president of sales for Paltronics, and as vice president of North American sales for WMS Gaming.

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